Monday, April 10 at 8 a.m. – The Senator will meet with students from University of Delaware’s Horn Program in Entrepreneurship who are the first class of Delaware Innovation Fellows. The Delaware Innovation Fellowship is a new selective enrichment program for creative, innovative and entrepreneurial students from 27 different majors. Participating students spend four years engaged in the Delaware community developing new solutions to important societal, environmental and business problems. Venture Development Center, 132 E. Delaware Ave. Newark DE. Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302.573.6054 or brian_cunningham@coons.senate.gov.

Monday, April 10 at 9:15 a.m. – The Senator will visit students at Padua Academy and participate in an open forum with the school community to discuss civic engagement and women’s issues. Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302.573-6054 or brian_cunningham@coons.senate.gov.

Tuesday, April 11 at 12:30 p.m. – Senators Carper and Coons, along with University of Delaware President Dennis Assanis and Delaware Department of Transportation representatives will hold a press event discussing how President Trump’s budget cuts will impact Delaware. Funds for UD’s STAR campus from the U.S. Economic Development Administration and the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant for the Newark Train Station are under threat in the President’s budget proposal. STAR Campus, 540 S College Ave, Newark, DE. Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302.685.2795 or brian_cunningham@coons.senate.gov

Tuesday, April 11 at 3:30 p.m. — The Senator will visit Incyte Corporation in Wilmington. Incyte is a pharmaceutical and biosciences company that employs about 450 people in Delaware, with an average salary of about $120,000.

Wednesday, April 12 at 9 a.m. — The Senator will meet with AmeriCorps volunteers at Great Oaks Charter School. Great Oaks Tutor Corps are one of the largest concentration of AmeriCorps service members in the state, where they contribute to the high-dosage tutoring that Great Oaks Charter uses to prepare students for college success. Great Oaks Charter, 1200 North French Street, Wilmington, DE.

Wednesday, April 12 at 10 a.m. — Sen. Coons will attend a Vision to Learn event with Governor John Carney and Mayor Michael Purzycki. Vision to Learn distributes free glasses to schoolchildren with a mobile vision clinic and professional volunteers. In 2014 the group chose Delaware as the first state in a nationwide effort to show how close collaboration with state government, healthcare providers, and school districts can meet the vision needs of low-income children, and have so far helped nearly 4,000 students. Kuumba Academy and Great Oaks Charter, 1200 North French Street, Wilmington, DE. Open to press. Contact Brian P. Cunningham at 302.685.2795 or brian_cunningham@coons.senate.gov.

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